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Delta Chi Delta (Pacific University) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-7-131

Scope and Contents

The two items in this collection are a scrapbook from the 1950s-1960s created by members of the Delta Chi Delta sorority, and a file folder containing its constitution, original charter and news clippings about the sorority's formation. The scrapbook includes photographs, newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, engagement announcements, invitations, correspondence and ephemera related to the sorority's activities.

Dates

  • 1958-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Pacific University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Pacific University is retained by Pacific University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Historical Note

The Delta Chi Delta sorority of Pacific University was chartered in 1959. Soon after its initial formation, the sorority quickly became visible on the Pacific campus, hosting events such events as the Blue Lagoon dinner, rush events, May Day breakfast, homecoming festivities and charity activities. After becoming inactive in the 1980s, Delta Chi Delta re-established its charter in 2001.

Extent

0.7 Cubic Feet (1 oversize flat box)

Language of Materials

English

Summary

The Delta Chi Delta sorority was founded in 1959 when the charter was presented to the first members by Pacific University. The two items in this collection are an early scrapbook from the 1950s and 1960s belonging to the Delta Chi Delta sorority, and a file folder containing the sorority's constitution, original charter and news clippings about the sorority's formation as well.

Accruals

No accruals are expected.
Title
Guide to the Delta Chi Delta (Pacific University) Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Michele Castro
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Sponsored by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Repository Details

Part of the Pacific University Archives Repository

Contact:
2043 College Way
Forest Grove OR 97116 United States